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2014-08-26 08:37:19

Webinar highlighting key trends shaping small-business credit to be held on Sept. 4 COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced that following a tough first three months of the year, small-business credit conditions rebounded in the second quarter of 2014 to reach their highest level on record. According to the most recent Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index, the improvement was...

2014-08-06 08:39:57

Lenders can make better capital allocation decisions under different economic conditions by understanding the resulting impact on consumer credit risk SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help lenders predict future consumer risk under a variety of economic scenarios, FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced the release of FICO(®) Score Economic Calibration Service 2.0. This service forecasts how credit...

2014-02-11 08:38:28

Credit balances grow as financial institutions loosen credit terms and nonfinancial lenders open more accounts for small businesses COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced that the Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index rose 1.2 points to 117 due to the growth of small-business credit balances. According to the Q4 2013 report, the increase marked the fourth consecutive quarter of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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